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April 08, 2019

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Jack is Back!

We are in for a really fast and furious finish and Eric Holder isn't ever there.

MissMarple2

Jack,

Glad Lady is back!

MissMarple2


Pam 2 Retweeted
POTUS_Schedule
‏ @45_Schedule
34m34 minutes ago

12:35PM POTUS participates in an expanded working lunch with the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

1:35PM POTUS participates in the departure of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Narciso79

Carrying over from the other thread


http://www.journal14.com/2019/04/07/now-the-new-york-times-is-pushing-for-involvement-in-libya/

Yogi went to the bowl to grab some left over kibble

Jack is Back!

Can you imagine coaching a game like this one? Working the sideline like maniacs?

Jack is Back!

...Can you imagine John Wooten.....

Narciso79

Opalocka doesn't deserve this:

https://www.dailycaller.com/2019/04/08/sheriff-scott-israel-suspended-police-chief-opalocka/

lurkersusie

Thread

(1) Joshua Scott on Twitter: "THREAD: I finally get to use my firsthand knowledge/evidence to debunk the #FakeNews narrative re: @POTUS @realDonaldTrump visit to Trump National Rancho Palos Verdes. It led to a mass perception on social media that POTUS came to dine w/ @Erictrump
... /1

https://twitter.com/joshuascottca32/status/1115406345685962752

Jack is Back!

Thanks, MM, she came to the front door and the boys went berserk. So, I knew it was her. Sure enough, wet and wild. LOL.

MissMarple2

That is a great thread, lurkersusie! Thanks!

MissMarple2

Jack,

I am glad she is back. It would have worried me all night.


Now heading to bed. Good night, everyone!

Narciso79

The shazam film is not as light hearted as you would think.

jim nj

https://www.kansascityfed.org/aboutus/leadership/board-of-directors-classes

Gives the make-up of the Board of Directors of any Fed branch bank.

They generally want people who are well plugged into the local economy.

D

Love March Madness!
Great game so far.

Dave (in MA)


"NC-Double A-PP"

Captain Hate

You'd think such a sooper jeanyus tax expert would be more than a civil service mutt

Mr Trump is a billionaire, and the Infernal Revenue Service scrutinizes, and frequently audits, the returns of billionaires. Do you believe that the IRS under Barack Hussein Obama didn’t look very carefully at Mr Trump’s tax returns once he declared himself to be a candidate?

Billionaires don’t just file with TurboTax, but have accountants, plural, doing their returns; do you believe that professional accountants, some of who are CPAs, are going to file anything that is criminal? That will cost them their licences, and might get them thrown in jail as well.

I can’t overstate how unpersuasive I find this argument, but since it recurs over and over in the comments, I will devote a post later to trashing the premise.

Patterico (8ba5da) — 4/8/2019 @ 12:35 pm

jimmyk

Accidentally posted in the dead thread:

The Boards of Directors of the Fed Banks do mainly have an outside advisory role, but they get briefed on what's going on with monetary policy, and are knowledgeable about the economy. Hell, Turbotax Timmy Geithner was not an economist but ended up as President of the NY Fed and then Treasury Secretary. Meanwhile all the monetary policy experts on the Fed Board in Washington largely engage in Keynesian groupthink, so it's fine to have someone there who comes from a different background.

jim nj

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/9th-circuit-judge-blocks-trumps-policy-forcing-asylum-seekers-to-stay-in-mexico

Temporarily stayed to allow for a 9th circuit appeal.

clarice

Unless the 9th circuit wants to be moved to Nome...

Narciso79

How about Adak alaska which used to be a czarist prison.

Captain Hate

Fucking overtime. Will this tournament ever be over?

Narciso79

Its like George Carlin complaint about baseball vs football


https://www.meforum.org/58151/mef-vs-columbia-univ-press-release

jim nj

https://hotair.com/archives/2019/04/08/definitive-barack-obama-mash/

I, me, my, I'd....

Narciso79

Looks like Virginia If things dont change in 27 seconds

D

Overtime!
I love it!

Buckeye

Hell of a game!

Dave (in MA)
Mediaite@Mediaite
Jeffrey Toobin: Kirstjen Nielsen Will Forever Be Known
as the 'Woman Who Put Children in Cages’
http://mediaite.com/a/aaxry

T. Becket Adams@BecketAdams
i doubt it. people have short memories. there's a reason
we don't call toobin the "married man who knocked up a former
colleague's daughter and had to be taken to court to pay
child support."
Narciso79

I had that on the other thread,

They dont realize we can see through them like the crystal creature in conan the deatroyer.

jim nj

https://breakingdefense.com/2019/04/fvl-army-marines-socom-release-ambitious-specs-for-future-aircraft/

More om the requested specs for the next vertical lift aircraft. conventional helicopters can't meet these specs.

Narciso79

Interesting designs, then again we saw how troubled the ospreys cycle has been

Dave (in MA)

Sorry, I missed the other thread because I was too busy not watching basketball.

Tom Bowler

Bringing this over from the old thread.

That is a fascinating memory. Do you think it started with the Clintons, or before?

Posted by: Jane | April 08, 2019 at 05:55 PM

Sorry I missed this one, Jane. I went off for supper then never got back.

I think the blatant, in-your-face corruption started with the Clintons and was expanded and extended by Obama. Before the Clintons came along, people who were caught in a scandal often resigned. Not the Clintons, Never the Clintons. They had that strategy of first "Deny, deny, deny" and then if the scandal didn't die down, they'd claim it was old news and time to move on.

Obama had a slightly different style. He just said, "There's not a smidgen of corruption," and the media dutifully dropped it.

It was the Clintons who changed the rules, aided by the failed impeachment, which in my opinion was invited by their in-your-face corruption. Anyway, once the impeachment threat was gone the Clintons were bullet proof. Similarly, Obama's race made him bullet proof. Or maybe he didn't need to be because the press would take the bullets for him. They loved him so.

On the flipside of that coin, the Democrats routinely resorted to character assassination. Republicans usually had the stronger argument on issues. The Democrats would counter by charging Republicans with greed, racism, sexism, you name it, and therefore Republican arguments are invalid. But that was the extend of it, trying to win the public debate.

When Gore lost the election in 2000, Democrat vitriol went through the roof. They weren't trying to win arguments on issues, they were convincing their base that Republicans are evil and the country must be saved from them. When Obama got elected there was something of an abatement. All was right in the Democrat world so they could afford to be less nasty. Now look at them! Holy shit, are they ever deranged!

Off to bed. Sorry I missed you, Jane.

Nytol.

Pinandpuller


Only 13% of Cowboys were responsible for 55% of back shootings and whore cuttings

Narciso79

That was a certainly a yadda yadda hot take, pin. Btim they leave out the last part of the story

Captain Hate

Congrats to peter and OL. Now back to the pros.

Pinandpuller

Gay man kicks Christians out of coffee shop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAy08J9SFV0

Pinandpuller


Who loves word play?

Pinandpuller

Speaking of word play, Mayor Pete's so called husband's name is Chasten.

Why are homos so stuck on traditional gender roles? Unless Pete is the wife.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

JMH: "I can't believe I've lived to see the day when Nancy Pelosi supposedly represents the moderates in the Democratic party."

Dems still get lots of votes, not all fraudulent.
So what's happening?
1) American voters are drifting left and Dem officeholders keeping with them
Or
2) American voters are voting based on inertia but will gradually awake leaving the Dem Party wrecked for an extended period. Especially if Black Americans shift away.

Pinandpuller

It's probably better to do this at drive thru's:

https://abcnews.go.com/US/man-killed-florida-waffle-house-paying-meals-handing/story?id=62262513

Pinandpuller

3) Chaos Is a Ladder

jim nj

I've been thinking - often a dangerous thing, but...

What do more established illegal immigrants think of the new wave of immigrants?

Do they sympathize with them for going through the same thing as they did?

Or is it more likely that they feel worried that a crackdown will snare them up also?

If we can't effectively police the border and have to rely on internal enforcement to find all the people that never showed up for their hearings we are going to catch up with other people who weren't on our original search lists.

Pinandpuller

This is like Deja Vu all over again except the mom wasn't trying to buy drugs at eight in the morning with all her kids in the car and the shooter is closer to white than George Zimmerman:

Dharquintium and Taniesha Brown had just picked up their daughters Summer Bell and her sister Autumn at the Boys and Girls Club and were returning home around 5:30 p.m. when Summer Bell’s father cut Gonzalez off in traffic. He suddenly noticed Gonzalez tailing the family car closely. “(Gonzalez) decided to ride my bumper so I pressed the brake so he could back up off my bumper,” Dharquintium Brown recalled. This led to Gonzalez following the Brown’s back to their home, where he pulled up behind their car in the driveway.

Dharquintium Brown got out of the car to confront Gonzalez, who began to fire his gun. “(Gonzalez) was ready to start shooting. I got out of my vehicle and I asked him ‘What’s up?’ and he got to firing,” he explained.

https://heavy.com/news/2019/04/joshua-gonzalez/

Pinandpuller

I'm thinking I need to steer clear of Waffle House for a while:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A woman wanted for a 2017 murder was arrested Saturday morning while naked and waving a gun inside of a busy South Nashville restaurant, Metro police say.

Montessa Tate-Thornton, 19, was taken into custody at the Waffle House on Harding Place near I-24 on charges including public indecency and public intoxication.

Police said they responded to a report of a naked man and woman with a weapon inside of the business.

When officers arrived, they said they observed Tate-Thornton wearing no clothing inside the Waffle House, which was open for business, and waving around a gun while acting erratically.

https://www.wkrn.com/news/police-naked-murder-suspect-captured-waving-gun-inside-south-nashville-waffle-house/1905830581

jim nj

How is it that leftists who decry "toxic masculinity" can support illegal immigrants that come from a culture of "machismo?"

henry

Justin Paperny is a former stockbroker who served prison time for fraud and now works with wealthy clients as a prison consultant. He told CBS News has been hired by one parent charged in the scheme and is in talks with several others.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/college-admission-scandal-wealthy-parents-turn-to-consultant-to-understand-prison-life/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=65637867

henry

@WSJ

House Democrats are expected to grill President Trump’s Treasury secretary and IRS commissioner on his tax returns today

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
8h8 hours ago

A 9th Circuit Judge just ruled that Mexico is too dangerous for migrants. So unfair to the U.S. OUT OF CONTROL!

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
6h6 hours ago

Congratulations to Virginia - Great game!

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President:


The White House
‏Verified account @WhiteHouse
10h10 hours ago

The newly constructed 30-foot wall in Calexico, CA, replaces a barrier made of surplus corrugated steel landing mats from the Vietnam War—and border officials tell President @realDonaldTrump it's making a crucial difference.

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President:


Ronna McDaniel
‏Verified account @GOPChairwoman
12h12 hours ago

Our economy is on fire.

Jobs are up, unemployment is at record lows, and wages are still rising.

But Democrats would rather lie about @realDonaldTrump than acknowledge all of his economic successes.

James D.

When Obama got elected there was something of an abatement. All was right in the Democrat world so they could afford to be less nasty

When was this abatement, exactly?

James D.

Anonamom linked an article about former Prez Zero’s supposed moderation on immigration.

It’s all lies and crap. He doesn’t believe a word of it. He’s just reading off a script designed to mark him as different than most of the current clown/lunatic dem candidates so he can appear to remain relevant and important.

But if he actually believed any of the things he said, he’d have said them during his administration. And far more importantly, he’d have crafted his policies in accordance with those words, and hired people who believed them and would implement them.

But his actions speak loudly and clearly against him.

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/08/robert-beto-orourke-to-farmers-give-fair-share-of-crops-for-climate-change/

Captain Hate

Welcome to the Penal Colony:

http://patterico.com/2019/04/08/yes-rich-people-get-away-with-tax-fraud-for-years/

MissMarple2

https://dailycaller.com/2019/04/08/new-zealand-embassy-trial-hidden-camera/?utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=atdailycaller&utm_source=Twitter

MissMarple2

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ma/pr/14-defendants-college-admissions-scandal-plead-guilty

Captain Hate

When was this abatement, exactly?

There wasn't one; the MFM just created one out of whole cloth just like the wonderfulness of the Bathhouse Rat era; or "Camelot", another false edifice created to shill for Saint JFK. Meanwhile even though the libs controlled everything they were still pissed off 24/7 for whatever reason, probably because they're very unhappy people.

MissMarple2

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/27339/a-u-2-spy-plane-is-flying-tracks-high-over-south-las-vegas

The author of this blog notes other planes in the vicinity and thinks there may be some sort of military exercise going on. Includes tracks of the planes overlaying maps.

James D.

The idea that Patterico is still a public employee with the power to prosecute and imprison his fellow citizens is horrifying beyond words.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
9m9 minutes ago

The World Trade Organization finds that the European Union subsidies to Airbus has adversely impacted the United States, which will now put Tariffs on $11 Billion of EU products! The EU has taken advantage of the U.S. on trade for many years. It will soon stop!

Buckeye

thinks there may be some sort of military exercise going on.

I'll bet a training exercise. Which pilots can fly the prescribed pattern accurately.

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/08/pete-buttigieg-keeps-attacking-mike-pence-despite-history-of-respect/

I am convinced this guy has somr sort of inferiority complex or paranoia.

Buckeye

The EU has taken advantage of the U.S. on trade for many years. It will soon stop!

Trump REALLY doesn't like getting ripped off.

Tom Bowler

When was this abatement, exactly?

Posted by: James D. | April 09, 2019 at 07:03 AM

It was my perception at the time that Obama, for a while, at least made a pretense of bipartisanship, and the media campaign against Republicans let up for a bit. But your point is well taken, James. When you get right down to it, Obama considered Republicans the enemy whose faces need to be gotten into, and who needed to be punished while friends were rewarded.

So if there was an abatement, it would only have lasted only until the first tea party march in Washington. Since then the Republicans-are-evil campaign just kept getting worse. Now with Trump's election we're not just racists, we're white supremacists! We're so despicable we drove Jussie Smollett to the point of faking his own lynching.

James D.

MM @ 7:51

I think you mean “and” rather than “or”

henry

Buckeye, like ice skating figures?

henry

@dcexaminer

"I'm serious. I'm coming to clean up all of the mess. So, if you're out there and you lied and you defamed, we're going to come after you." – @DevinNunes

Appearing with @seanhannity, Nunes says he's coming after liars and journalists over everything to do with collusion.

Captain Hate

James, prosecutor's offices throughout the country are underlying reasons why the cities are such cesspools of corruption. Put politically ambitious people in positions to say thumbs up or down on what gets prosecuted and what gets covered up; what could go wrong? The so called free press is supposed to keep this in check but since they're part of the problem...

Case in point, Stephanie Tubbs Jones was the county prosecutor when the Ohio Highway Patrol gave her a gift wrapped case of how one of Louis Stokes's daughters or nieces was shaking down inner city merchants, mostly from the Middle East, for cuts of their lottery tickets. I'm sure they had security camera footage proving it but the case was dropped instantly, surely with a quick phone call to the guilty to cut the shit. The sleepy Plain Dealer never mentioned it; the only way I found out about it was an extensive, and very well written, article in the local alternative press.

When Louis Stokes stepped down from his congressional gig, guess who his chosen replacement was? She used to show up and press the flesh at a local Greek festival to pretend to care about white people; when she'd get within ten yards of me I'd flash her a "don't waste your time" glance which she read very well.

This is what Patterico's part of. Whether he's too fucking dumb or mentally ill to understand that is anyone's guess but I don't think so.

Buckeye

Buckeye, like ice skating figures

Exactly.

The whole point of the U-2 is to collect imaging.

Some guys or gals are going to be better than others at coloring inside the lines:)

Beasts of England

What does a prison consultant tell his clients, other than 'Don't drop the soap.'?

MissMarple2

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/04/trump-mulls-cain-moore-unorthodox-fed-nominees/586699/

He's serious about Cain and Moore.

Gentlejim

Beasts,
The useful consultant could tell you how to pick it up.

:)

Buckeye

Trump is putting lots of notches in his bedpost.

"Hollywood and Hedge Fund Elites"

"Allies"

"Undocumented Foreign Visitors"

"Journalists"

I'd pay cash money to watch this movie:)

MissMarple2

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2019/04/09/breaking-court-filing-reveals-numerous-comey-memos-including-investigative-meetings-sources-methods-and-contacts/

Sundance says these should be declassified, too. Comey made notes about everything.

Captain Hate

The $150 million defamation lawsuit Nunes dropped last night is worth watching. He has a big hill to climb to prove defamation since he is a public figure but discovery should be interesting.

And if the process is the penalty as is said here about targets like Flynn this process is going to be enormously painful to the media.
Posted by: JackStraw at April 09, 2019 08:10 AM (/tuJf)

Beasts of England

lol, Gentlejim!! I think you've solved the riddle...

Extraneus

Whatever happened to exdem? Has he ever posted here since the move to registration?

Buckeye

The media spent 2 years telling us what an idiot Nunes was.

I think he has picked up a club and is about to give them a beating about the head and shoulders.

MissMarple2

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/437947-trump-moves-to-install-loyalists

This is written with a disapproving tone, but I am very glad to see it.

Another Bob

I’d like to understand why JackStraw thinks that CH.

They’ll get support - financial and otherwise - from the usual suspects and their employers. Their colleagues won’t report it honestly - if at all. Why trust the judges? And anyone who has a judgement rendered against them will be turned into a First Amendment Martyr (TM).

It’s one of the reasons there’s a Ledge ;)

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
2m2 minutes ago

Congressman Jerry Nadler fought me for years on a very large development I built on the West Side of Manhattan. He wanted a Rail Yard built underneath the development or even better, to stop the job. He didn’t get either & the development became VERY successful. Nevertheless,....
==================

(Probably more coming.)

Sammy Small

The U-2 tracks over Las Vegas may be part of a large exercise currently going on with the Air Force called Neptune Hawk. Quite a lot of assets involved.

MissMarple2

Here's Part 2:


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
4m4 minutes ago

....I got along very well with Jerry during the zoning and building process. Then I changed course (slightly), became President, and now I am dealing with Congressman Nadler again. Some things never end, but hopefully it will all go well for everyone. Only time will tell!

MissMarple2

https://amgreatness.com/2019/04/08/same-people-behind-iraq-war-lies-pushed-russian-collusion/

This is a really, really good article.

Narciso79

Take clarices client, who was the only Watergate related defendant whose conviction was reversed on appeal, try to find that statement even in subsequent accounts. Only renata Adler noticed John sirica draconian charges against hunt and co 20 years later.

Narciso79

I disagree respectfully there was sizable evidence, of wmds just not enough in one cache.

Captain Hate

Somebody's got to do the fighting, AB. Nunes was thrown to the wolves by Paul Ryan and the rest of the GOPe and emerged unscathed and pissed off. I like his chances because he's smarter than the party hacks.

Jack is Back!

Sammy Small is correct. Could also be a Red Flag or Green Flag event. Nellis AFB is nearby and has more diverse squadrons and operations than any base in the country, including the U-2.

Narciso79

That hill piece is thin gruel miss marple.

Threadkiller

Appearing with @seanhannity, Nunes says he's coming after liars and journalists over everything to do with collusion.

The grump in me wonders what the expiration date is on these threats. I'm old enough to remember when Treytor Gowdmouth was gonna kick ass and take names.

Enough talk.

Narciso79

Treytor is sad panda tk did you see that piece about the San Diego pension samdtrap?

Narciso79

Nunes is honey badger but again we come to the point of who will bell the cat.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
16m16 minutes ago

The Mainstream Media has never been more inaccurate or corrupt than it is today. It only seems to get worse. So much Fake News!

Captain Hate

The Hill is barely more credible than Politico or Mediaite.

MissMarple2

Threadkiller,

Nunes already is referring 8 names to the DOJ and has filed a $150 million lawsuit against McClatchy.

That's about a bazillion per cent more action than Gowdy ever did.

MissMarple2

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/hawley-suggests-trump-admin-strip-yale-of-federal-funding-if-targeting-of-religious-students-continues

Missouri GOP senator sent letter to Barr.

Captain Hate

Treytor quickly recognized that his career would be best served by making a few HeeHaw level wisecracks without doing anything of significance and then cashing in as a talking head. At least he got out quickly.

Sandy Daze

True, Narciso.

excerpt:

American military personnel helped move about 600 tons of uranium in the form called yellowcake. It had been stored at Tuwaitha, an installation south of Baghdad that had been the site of Iraq's nuclear program.

Cameco, a Canadian company that produces uranium and sells it around the world, bought the material, according to foreign officials knowledgeable about the transaction.

"The Iraqi government requested our help; we helped them," said Leslie Phillips, a spokeswoman for the American Embassy in Baghdad. "It was their decision and we were happy to assist, at their request. This is a good example of Iraqis working with international companies to get done what they want to get done."

https://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/07/world/africa/07iht-iraq.4.14301928.html

But, the Iraq campaign was never about the WMD (or precursor materials)....

WMD was/WAS the leading 'casus belli'
when the campaign concept was circulated in the inter-agency arena.

That is, more of 43's agency heads could agree on, could support WMD than any other of about a dozen justifications for going in.

jimmyk

With The Hill it just depends on who is writing. John Solomon is pretty good. One or two others who I forget. But most are WaPo level crazy.

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